Shakti Caravan 2012 Pilot Project

Udaipur Shakti Rising

Big Medicine Charitable Trust, Udaipur (BMCT) & the renowned world dance ensemble The Vanaver Caravan (TVC) from Ulster County, New York are happy to announce the launch of a pilot project in January 2012 of BMCT's  Shakti  Academy of Dance,  working with schools and dance studios in Udaipur city.

Marina, Ramona, Miranda, Gustavo 

Marina, Ramona, Miranda, Gustavo 

Dance instructors, Marina Lopez, Miranda ten Broke & Ramona Staffeld trained under VC artistic director, Livia Vanaver and  Gustavo Caldas, African Brazilian dancer and Capoeira master will teach dance and movement classes at Mahila Mandal Girl's School, St Marys Girls School & St Paul's School for students aged 7-8 & 14-16. The instructors will also work closely with Udaipur based, dancer choreographer Bharat Verma and his students.

To learn more about the Vanaver Caravan Ensemble and their amazing achievement as performers and instructors please go to the following website:

The VC team will additionally help BMCT develop Shakti Academy's interdisciplinary dance and movement education program.